"I didn't get into the band to become a celebrity, I got into the band because I wanted to play music and write songs and tour and do all that stuff."
- The Edge on fame, 1990
did you know
The lyrics of The Ground Beneath Your Feet were written by Salman Rushdie, and he is featured in the video, shown writing the song. Rushdie also provides an account of his relationship with the band and how the song came to be written in his book of essays, Step Across This Line.